Screening from May 7, 2016
Music Leon Minkus Libretto Marius Petipa (after Miguel de Cervantes) Choreography Alexei Fadeyechev (after Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky) Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
Cervantes’ eccentric hero Don Quixote leaves on journey full of adventures with his loyal squire Sancho Panza in search of his perfect woman. On the way he meets Kitri, the dazzling daughter of an innkeeper who he thinks might be his ideal love…
The Bolshoi's panache and excellence are combined in Fadeyechev’s critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance with Leon Minkus’ famous score. Featuring brand new sets and costumes to accompany this colourful and technically challenging production, Don Quixote is quintessential Bolshoi, abounding with life and not to be missed!